Student of the week, June 12, 2017

Central High School senior Ashley Teal

GPA: 4.2

Favorite book and its author: “Blink and Caution” by Tim Wynne-Jones

Favorite TV show: “North Woods Law”

Favorite band or musician: Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, or any country music.

After-school activities: Basketball, competitive shooting, 4-H

Parents: Kristina and Doug Teal

Personal hero and why: My personal hero is the Tri-River Area Extension Agent Trent Hollister. He always encourages me to do my very best and he always has a positive attitude toward everything.

Preferred college: Colorado Mesa University

Preferred career: Wildlife officer

Highlight of your high school experience: Getting above a 4.0 GPA and playing basketball


Q: If you could create your own high school course, what would it be called and what would it teach?

A: It would be called wildlife conservation, and you would study changing wildlife populations and management techniques.

Q: Describe a time you turned what could have been a negative situation into a positive one, or at least got something positive out of it.

A: One of my good friends was struggling in a math class, so I helped her and tried to explain new methods. Soon, she better understood and passed the class.


Q: Name three things you would like to accomplish by age 30.

A: Graduate college, be a 4-H leader for shooting sports, and obtain a house with acreage.


Q: If you could spend one year abroad, where would you go and why?

A: I would travel to Australia. I have always wanted to go see their vast wildlife and marine animals in the Great Barrier Reef.


Q: What would you tell a freshman who wants to make the most of his or her high school years?

A: Don’t be afraid to try something new, and strive to try your best at every activity.


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